Security Awareness – Stopping Phishing and Social Engineering
0.5 Hours. Self-Study Seminar w/ Video
Developed by: Roy Huggins, LPC NCC; Liath Dalton
Presented By: Roy Huggins, LPC NCC; Liath Dalton
This course provides a supplementary and supportive HIPAA security training to help you meet your compliance requirements.
You’ll learn these tips to beat phishing:
- Do not click
- Use your own channels
This is not a continuing education course
- Recognize phishing attempts
- Exercise best practices for what to do when encountering something that may be a phishing attempt
- Remain calm in the face of false emergencies
- When do we typically encounter phishing and social engineering?
- What is phishing?
- Why is phishing sometimes successful?
- What do phishers want?
- Spotting phishing and social engineering
- What to do when phishing attempts come up
- What to do after a phishing attempt
- A 3-step checklist for stopping phishing attempts from working
- Federal Trade Commission (n.d.). FTC Complaint Assistant. Retrieved October 5, 2020, from https://www.ftccomplaintassistant.gov/
This course is part of a bundle of security awareness courses.
Roy Huggins, LPC NCC, is a counselor in private practice who also directs Person-Centered Tech. Roy worked as a professional Web developer for 7 years before changing paths, and makes it his mission to grow clinicians’ understanding of the Internet and other electronic communications mediums for the future of our practices and our professions.
Roy is an adjunct instructor at the Portland State University Counseling program where he teaches Ethics, and is a member of the Zur Institute advisory board. He has acted as a subject matter expert on HIPAA, security and clinical use of technology for Counseling licensure boards and both state and national mental health professional organizations. He has co-authored or authored 2 book chapters, and he routinely consults with mental health colleagues on ethical and practical issues surrounding tech in clinical practice. He served for 5 years on the board of the Oregon Mental Health Counselors Association and then the Oregon Counseling Association as the Technology Committee Chair.
He really likes this stuff.
Liath Dalton is PCT’s deputy director and a co-owner. Liath is especially passionate about helping therapists be resourced and supported in navigating the security compliance process and identifying the solutions and processes that meet the particular needs of their practices. Liath’s consultation area of expertise is focused on selecting the right combination of services and tech that not only meet the legal-ethical needs of mental health practices, but also the functionality, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness needs as well.
Accuracy, Utility, and Risks Statement: This course is a short security awareness course. it is intended to be used in conjunction with a HIPAA security compliance program.
Conflicts of Interest: None.
Commercial Support: None.